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"Excellent company to work for when it is doing good"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Lots of opportunity to work on multiple products and technology if you are in the right group and right environment

Cons

Stability, re orgs, product innovation, limited restructuring, morality of employees

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "great"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Cisco has a great culture and work life balance

    Cons

    It is not inflexible for career moves


  2. "Great company, bad phase..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility - no shortage of virtual/collaboration tools
    Culture - people care about one another, its a friendly and collaborative environment
    Talent - lots of smart and capable people

    Cons

    Strategy is not clear - too many "shiny balls" in the air
    Low accountability to factors that drive productivity and impact
    No unified leadership to drive top down change that is needed
    Many roles sliced too thin - low oppt to drive impact

    Advice to Management

    Mobilize the organization with a unified strategy. Right now its too complex to mobelize 70,000 employees. What are the 5 things we are going to do to win? Beat the drum!

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